New Seidman Center
Grand Valley broke ground for the Seidman Center on May 25, 2011 and opened May 2013. Construction of the Seidman Center is a major investment in the downtown Grand Rapids riverfront area. The Seidman Center offers state-of-the-art collaboration spaces and technology to better support the integrated college curriculum, and provide a ‘front door’ to West Michigan businesses.
Graduate Student Advisory Board
The Graduate Student Advisory Board members serve as liaisons between students and administration. Following are the names of our Advisory Board members and a little information about each of them.
Claire Filiatreau is a supply chain planner for Amway Corp. She earned a BA in Business Administration, Marketing and Logistics Management, from Central Michigan University. Claire is an MBA student.
Paul Jabaay earned a BS in Biology from the University of Michigan. He is a full-time student and is employed as a graduate assistant in the Economic Department. Paul is pursuing his MBA.
William Norkus is employed as a Lead Engineer/Technologist at General Electric-Aviation Systems. He has earned both a BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from Michigan Technological University. He is earning an MBA.
Shelby Nykamp earned a BBA in Finance and Economics from GVSU. She is a credit analyst at Mercantile Bank and is pursuing an MBA. Shelby serves as secretary for the GSAB.
Ryan Podvin earned a Bachelor's of Landscape Architecture at Michigan State University and is now pursing an MBA.
Dan Salvati is human resource specialist for Spectrum Health and is earning an MBA. His undergraduate degree is in business from Aquinas College.
Patrick Sloop earned a BBA in Accounting and Finance from GVSU. He is currently pursuing his MBA. Patrick is a senior market analyst for Spectrum Health.
Nicholas Westerhof is a full-time student pursuing his MST. He previously worked in the tax field and has completed both a BS in Accounting and an MSA at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Matthew Wolterstorff is earning his MBA. He previously earned a BA in Communications Studies at the University of Michigan and is employed in outside sales for Consolidated Electrical Distributors.
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